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this tax running on plan for months. now five weeks before the election he says that is a bold idea is never mind. boys.ave five i'm used to people saying something that's not always true repeating it and ultimately folks are going to believe it. live with a look at addressed.they >> and learn how romney wrestled some -- russell from fedders and on socialirestorm media over comment about if the street character big bird. good morning washington at 5:00 a.m. continues right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> so many talented photoshop pictures of big bird. that got people very upset. good morning, it's wednesday, october 4. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey.
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let's go straight to jacqui jeras. little cloud cover. shenandoah valley if have limited visibility at 5 miles or more. here are the sprinkles we are dealing with. inhave a little action spalding county, culpeper county, rappahannock, fauquier county. what you see on the radar is not reaching the ground. the headlines, clouds and showers this morning giving way sunshine by this afternoon. a big weekend cooldown everybody needs to know about in the seven-day forecast. first, 71 at 9:00, 76 at noon, degrees at 5:00 with partly cloudy skies, so be patient. be a nice day later today. back to you. >> thank you. are big story this morning, obama and challenger to themney returning today and just after their first debate in denver to.
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in virginia will be the president campaigns in colorado and wisconsin. will touch on many issues, heard in the debate including the economy. brianne carter is outside the up.te house with a wrap- >> the economy was at the forefront of this debate last night. campaign was hoping debate, hethe extra momentum. analysts believe that's what he accomplished. back to campaigning this morning for president obama and mitt romney after a night of back- .nd-forth debate many say romney had the right tone. poll shows 67% of americans believe the republican local was the winner. the president's proposed policies, middle-income americans have been buried. i will not under any circumstances raise taxes on middle-income families. the president fired back on economy, saying romney
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taxes and not add to the deficit without hurting the middle class. for 18 months he's been running on this tax plan. now, five weeks before the says his big bold idea is never mind. >> when talking about what cuts recommend, the reformnt's health care plan took center stage. >> obamacare is on my list. i used the term with all respect. it's if you repeal obamacare, happens is those seniors pay six under dollars more in prescription care. $600 more. >> they will meet again face-to- on october 16 and october 22. carter,g live, brianne abc 7. supporters of both candidates parties in the d.c. area.
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them shared their feelings about the candidates. a local obama supporter felt the president was a better of the middle local romney supporter said that he gave the and isent a chance w leadership. quest it's time for us to try someone has proven success of in the private and sector. craigslist it is two different world views. two different ways of looking at america. dubbed the different backgrounds. differentddle-- two backgrounds. mesident obama represents better. they both feel the next needs to improve the economy. cent fromical tweet
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d something about obama's grandmother, but it has since been deleted. >> democrat tim kaine appear to extending its bid against republican george allen. of likely voters 49% support tim kaine. 49% support george allen. tim kaine's momentum is coming base,he democratic voters.arly non white >> following the latest in the fairfax county teenager people simply vanished. seven glenn wasold bryan morning when he s brother off for school. later found his empty car nearby john gonzalez. is live at woodson high school john gonzalez is live at woodson high school. >> it is family said that he did bring his cellphone or debit
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morning, notl that that unusual, but what was found in his car was unusual. he was last seen in the parking around 7:00 monday morning. it was not until later that he did not come from football practice that is family knew something was wrong. l hours was found severa a park about a mile away. gracias somewhere and he needs us. the need to be found. >> assorted don't believe he -- authorities feel he never stepped foot in class. >> he said he was going to go spot on theng because we did not have a parking pass. >> there was an empty donut box wrappers in the car, -- things he said is family said he does not eat. station was on talk
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radio and he always listens to music in the car. police are carefully going surveillance video from thedunkin' donuts where purchased around 8:00 monday morning. >> thanks. 69 degrees. >> still ahead, new information 69 degrees. >> still ahead, new information into the attack in
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off to a pretty warm start. let's get to jacqui jeras. and ahave a few sprinkles but nothingchy fog, like yesterday. live super doppler 7 shows us some sprinkles off to the west of the metro area. a lot of what you see on the not reaching the ground. more than visibility will be a lot better today. still reduced visibility in culpeper, two miles. reviles in gaithersburg as well as fredericksburg, so use caution. two miles inf gaithersburg and fredericksburg. let's check on traffic with angela >> . good morning.
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heading out in the next few minutes, 95 northbound, roadwork clearing. they just picked up the traffic through fredericksburg get past 17, getting a area, movinglm well, rolling along at speed from dale city to the occoquan. avenal on the beltway in maryland. a live look at the american legion bridge. inner loop and outer loop travel delays.d speed and no eastbound travel, montgomery county is clear all the way to 95. back to you. >> thank you. 69 degrees. facebook giving you a new way content, but it e with a pr
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>> you are watching abc 7's "good morning washington" with cynne simpson and steve chenevey. this is "good morning washington," on your side. our top stories. taxes, deficits, jobs, health -- takingaking staged center stage. romney came off as aggressive the 90-minuteor off while the president appeared to be on the defensive. will be two more debates later mumps. -- month. tim kaine is widening his lead over george allen in the
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virginia senate race. voters would support tim kaine and 44% would support george allen. 17-year-old bryan glenn disappeared in fairfax county under unusual circumstances. seen monday morning and woodson high school where he is a student. found at ad car was about a mile away from school. >> a federal judge has approved a $6 billion judgment against iran, the taliban, and al qaeda for the september 11 attacks. the 2001 attacks that killed people in new york washington and pennsylvania and thesed by iran taliban's support for al qaeda. is largely symbolic, but it provides hope that the victims' relatives might someday recover damages. hillary clinton is pledging a inquiry in the attack on consulate in libya. the u.s. ambassador and three
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others were killed. they say the state department requests to enhance. enhance >> some good news to enhance security. there's some good news for those looking for job. jobs are available at a job fair areas inal today.on >> take part in this week's facebook giveaway. you might be a big winner. giving you the chance to win tickets to cox farms fall festival and four fields of fear tickets. signup at our facebook page to win. i hope we can keep the weather nice. that would make for a beautiful trip to cox farms. >> it will be beautiful today
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and tomorrow. weekend.he need a jacket for the weekend. if you don't like cold, it is on the way. let's show what's happening this morning. see this morning on the cam. temperatures are very warm. 73 at reagan national. 68 at dulles. 70 in manassas. a few 60's off to the west. good overall. we have a couple sprinkles. we have cloud cover this morning. light, spotty showers, most of it not reaching the ground. through the atmosphere before and hits the ground. 3 miles visibility in 2 miles ing, we have but it's not bad like yesterday. the clouds are tough to break again today.
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we will continue to have a chance of light sprinkles this morning along with clouts. high pressure will build in by this afternoon. start to see sunshine. i want you to notice a strong front, because that will change our weather for the weekend. look at how cold it is on the backside. that is snow in the dakotas and minnesota where they could get 10 inches today. those cold temperatures will be area although no snowfall expected for us. morning clouds and showers for today, 78-82. mostly clear tonight, 52-60. sundayn the low 60's on monday, not the best most of saturday fine and the rain will until late in the day. connect with me. like to hear from you on twitter or facebook. you can friend me as well.
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now to angela foster with traffic. theoing pretty well for most part. early distractions in maryland. everything looks good. and 118. there are flashing lights with investigating an accident. trying to get an update. there was an earlier crash 355 at germantown road. we will update you on that in a moment. in virginia, the dulles greenway and toll road are quiet. looking pretty good from a -- haymarket. looks good on 95 northbound between fredericksburg and from , but there is a little traffic right there because of late-day clearing construction. back to you. >> thank you. facebook has a new way to make t your friends see your post. >> rob nelson has details. a new facebook service aims your posts seen by more
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faced off in their first debate, which included health care and topics. but one remark about big bird tweets all across twitter. good morning, it's thursday, octobe4. i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. let's check in with jeras.logist jacqui >> it's not much more than a sprinkle. nothing that should impact your commute much this morning. clouds and a few showers are out there. pretty decentbe o hang in there. there's a little light rain into of linn county and stafford county and northern montgomery has a little light rain. of that is not reaching the that you are seeing on live super doppler. atat reagan national, 68 dulles, 73 in fredericksburg. our forecast for today, the improving throughout the day. it's going to get better and better.
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we will be at 80 degrees by 5:00 skies turned partly cloudy. let's check on traffic. good morning, angela. morning. a pileup in montgomery county on 270.ntown road at we are completely stopped with an accident. it is impacting the drive on 270. inthe meantime, traveling seeing volume delays 66 as amost part on as 95 northbound. greg lights aren't as you makingh quantico and the way through falmouth -- lights are as you approach quantico. back to you. >> thank you. the first of three presidential debates. >> a number of topics.
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they will resume their campaigns the road. brianne carter is outside the latest.use with the many are saying it was mitt night.s campaign was hoping they t after the boos debate to gain more in the polls. say that maybe what happened, believing he was the clear winner. according a new cnn poll conducted last night after the , 67% believed mitt romney was the winner. back and forth on domestic issues. mitt romney talking a lot about andeconomy and health care how he would repeal obamacare. that was a back and forth issue two.en the the president fired back when about his tax plan. whilets believe that president obama might have been oo relax, that romney gotten the boost he
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needed. knowing that he's behind and win, he thought the fight. i think he put the president on the defensive and number of times. rexene a little detached at times, did not want to be there. they were talking about. about president's about the talking president. this is the first of three between the they will meet again on october 16 and october 22. brianne carter, abc 7 news. during the debate, the asked what they would do to cut waste from the federal budget. >> mitt romney had the most memorable response when he took at the sesame street bird.ter big >> jim, i'm sorry, i will stop the subsidies to pbs. i love big bird and i like you, not keep spending things and boring money from china to pay for it >> .
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several big bird accounts popped up on twitter last night. one of them include a picture of the sesame street character holding a sign saying "will work food." that accounts has received $22,000 overnight. >> we don't want to see a big burden lose his job. >> absolutely. he has been working on sesame street for so long d doing good job. awesome. >> a spokesperson from twitter presidential debate is tweeted about a political event in u.s. history. with abc 7 for complete the presidential race and look for updates at >> a developing story from fairfax county. a teenager's family members desperate for clues into what led to his disappearance.
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17-year-old bryan glenn was last morning dropping his brother offense school. police later found his car at a park, but no sign of the teenager. john gonzalez is live this morning at woodson high school. is a student and was last seen. >> that's right. his brothers said they both arrived at school monday it was a normal like any other. he dropped his brother off and parkingt to look for spot and then vanished. not until later in the return when he did not from football practice that his family knew something was wrong. his car was found several hours later at a park about a mile away. don't believe he ever stepped foot in class monday morning. as usual, he dropped off his brother, but then his car ended having unusual things inside that of raised concerns. an empty dunkin' donuts box and wrappers, things his family says that he never eats.
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and an unusual talk radio station playing. and he alwaysd listened to music in the car. >> he is somewhere and he needs us. .e needs to be found corre >> his mother believes that he's alive. police did find a dunkin' donuts receipt in the car. the doughnuts were purchased around 8:00 monday morning. police are going through surveillance video right now that restaurant trying to collect more clues. reporting live, john gonzalez, abc 7. there will be per vigil to remember the victims of the rise thetacks better d.c. area 10 years ago. the 10 people died in a shooting honored.l be john allen mohammed and lee boyd malvo convicted in the attacks. malvo serving a life sentence at prison and his accomplice was executed. a herndon woman and her two sons
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her and killed by father and. police say that her husband albert peterson killed his family before taking his own life. will be at 10:00 at st. john neumann catholic church. >> d.c. residents can now grade five more city agencies. the metropolitan police department, d.c. fire and ems, the office of unified the publicons, and library and the office of aging have been added to the program. the dmv, ddot, and parks and recreation departments are involved already. their grades have improved since the program began. 7, 70 degrees. >> federal health officials meningitisadly >> federal health officials krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the...
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much. not even bother grabbing an umbrella. line is in ohio and kentucky. eventually that will move our way and we will see a little is over.before the day a mild start. 73 at reagan national, 68 at dulles, 70 in manassas. a little foggy in winchester and burn offrg which will in a couple hours. morning clouds and showers to afternoon sunshine. a mild day, 78-82. big changes in the seven-day forecast. about that in a little while. now, traffic with angela. good morning. >> we are still having issues. what we can see is a big accident in montgomery county. this is germantown road at 270. the ramp from southbound 270 to westbound germantown road is
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closed. you will not be able to access toward crystal .ock and middlebrook eastbound 118 is moving slowly. 270 beginning to slow down as watched. 95 northbound in virginia still sluggish from the overnight construction. lightsseeing brake warrenton headed towards quantico. you cross the occoquan 395, no early reported northbound or southbound between the 14th street bridge and the capital either. back to you. >> thank you. we are just shy of 70 degrees morning.hursday >> good news for passengers ofried about the waves airlines.ith american what the carrier now honey, don't use your sleeve.
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captioned by the national captioning institute aup at 6:00, how family discovered a group of teenagers broke into their home, , and then cleaned mess. davey johnson had to leave nationals before the yesterday.e and we are discussing who hit notes as the romney and obama sparred in their first debate. much more coming up at 6:00. to check in with people able toon get action on things they need. >> this story coming from new york city. it is called cell phone valet . it is similar to the food trucks have in our area, but it is a cell phone truck. they parked outside new york
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schools where allowed toe not bring their cell phones in. they pay a dollar a day to keep the truck. in outthey can go in and come and check their cell phone or e-mails and it's all for $1 per day. they could end up paying $180 year for this service. a lot of money, but a lot of new york city students claim it's because they are not bring their cell the it's kind of a good idea. i have not seen them anywhere new york city yet. many schools don't allows bring their cell phones into the schools. way one companies o make a lot of money. >> i don't know if i would leave cellphone in someone else's y every day. >> kids these days, i don't know what to say. >> maybe the schools should do that and generate a little
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revenue. thanks so much. 5:47. when the army and prince george's residents will soon pay more to keep the water flowing. the washington suburban sanitary taking a 9.5% rate next july. approved, the average resident to water bill would be nearly $7. they expect to increase the rate year through 2019. >> pennsylvania avenue from the the capital is listed among the nation's endangered spaces. a nonprofit group will release list today which includes 11 other sites. pennsylvania is falling into disrepair. national mall superintendent says the park service is working ways to restore pennsylvania avenue. >> 7 is on your side with an investigation into a deadly meningitis outbreak. >> it has sickened more than two people in five states
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virginia. >> all of those infected with strain received a steroid pain.ions for back three cases have been reported in virginia. two each in florida and maryland and one in north carolina. cases have been reported in tennessee. this person is waiting to find out if she is infected. e of hundreds of patients who received an the st. thomas neurosurgeon center in asheville. nashville. thought there were -- i justesearch going to research and the more i researched, i got worried. >> the injections were july 30 through september 20. she says worrying and waiting answers is the hardest part. i hope that they have a
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questionso answer my rest.t our minds at >> the main suspect is a steroid injections.d in the federal health officials have identified the manufacturer and have issued a recall. more cases are expected because theould take 28 days for infection to develop. jesse jackson jr.'s wife says if hehe does not know congress before the november election. democrat's wife says he's eager to get back out to do can.he they visit a doctor several times a week. he took a medical leave earlier this year. it was later revealed he was hospitalized in minnesota for bipolar disorder and gastrointestinal problems. >> american airlines says , saying are resolved repairs have been made. all 48 airplanes are back in service. seats recently came loose in mid-air on three planes.
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american says over the next few the faa will work with and review the collective action that was taken. >> jetblue getting into the >> and get ready to spend more your ticket home for the holidays. not good news. now to linda bell. >> first let's begin with boeing. won the largest pentagon contract in september of .ilitary the contract is for maritime planes valued at $2 billion. if you need to book tickets for or december holidays, start saving now or book early. air fares on average are about 3% higher compared with last year. the everest thanksgiving flight by $11. speaking of lights, jetblue is political. if you're not happy with the
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showers and in carroll county. that's about all. of the green you are notng on its radar is reaching the ground. see the darker .reen and yellow colors visibility is somewhat of in the outlying areas the valleys. you are limited a little. for miles visibility in manassas. much ok, justty be aware of patchy fog here and there. dulles, 73 at national. the clouds help to keep us warmer. line is in parts of ohio and kentucky. high pressure will start to build in throughout the day and affect us. heavy snow in parts of the upper midwest. very blustery and colt. it approaches us by saturday,
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dramaticshowers and a drop in temperatures. very blustery and cold. 52-r skies tonight mostly, 60. and 81 on friday for the high temperature. most of saturday should be good with the rain arriving late. 61 on sunday. i would like to connect with you. r facebook.twitter o how about some traffic information? angela? is nothy fog in manassas the drive so far on 66 inbound. moving welfare manasseh's centreville all the way into fair oaks. 395, aeading up to sluggish from stanford to newington. building on the northbound
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side. maryland, the accident in causing major pilots 118 germantown road. to ramp from southbound 270 westbound germantown road is still closed. a long line of cars on the side or southbound 118. are able to travel you will not be access the ramp towards crystal rock or middlebrook. slow traffic southbound at 270 as well. back to you. >> thank you. 70 degrees. >> more heartbreak for the old girlf a 6-year- in july's movie theater shooting in colorado. in july's movie theater shooting [ kreg smith ] i'm third generation military.
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>> lawyers for col lot of movie massacre theater are in investigators of his constitutional rights. for the colorado shooter,ater mass withmes, violating his constitutional rights. the young dispersant killed the lastootings
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